AgoraThe Work of Living and Dying
In How to Survive Life (and Death), Robert Kopecky claims to have had three near death experiences that taught him how to enjoy life and accept death.
A Contemplative FaithFollowing the Ancient Path Today
John Michael Talbot's book ultimately settles for being a gentle and non-controversial reading of the Church Fathers.
Work CitedFarewell, Middle Class Morality
According to Piketty, author of Capital in the 21st Century, the Western dream of an economically egalitarian world is naïve and, ultimately, untenable.
EidosThe Problem with Bill Belichick
Bill Belichick is bad for professional sports because he destroys one of its few values: he wins like a cad and not a gentleman.
Progressive Secular HumanistAtheist Sworn in as New Prime Minister of Greece
Alexis Tsipras, a proud atheist and leader of the victorious left-wing Syriza party, has been sworn in as Prime Minister of Greece.
Inebriate MeThe Sign of Peace and Liturgical Rorschach Tests
We ought to distinguish between things we don't like for valid theological reasons, and things we don’t like for personal sentimental reasons.
Paths Through The ForestsNatural Annual Event Festivities Around the World
During this transition between the Solstice and Equinox, the two hemispheres angle toward and away from the sun.
EuangelionThomas Oden's Change of Heart
Thomas Oden's autobiography will probably be one of my favorite reads of 2015.
Unfundamentalist ChristiansDoes the "Moral Arc" Bend Toward Truth and Justice?
Michael Shermer sees all of life as progressing on a steady trek toward a better moral, social, political, technological, and economic existence.